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Bare Life: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and others. London artists working from life, 1950-80

By Hermann Arnhold (ed.)
Munich: Hirmer
Year:  2014
Language: English
Pages: 257
ISBN/ISSN: 9783777422541
Hermann Arnhold, Foreword, pp. 7-9
Andrew Brighton, 'Explaining Pictures to a Living Heir', pp. 12-17
Tanja Pirsig-Marshall, '"The Human Image in our Time". The reception of British figurative art in Germany', pp. 18-29
Lee Hallman, '"This Raw Thing". Picturing London, 1945-80', pp. 30-35
Invar-Torre Hollaus, 'The Resonating Space Between Paintings and Viewers. Phenomena of perception in the portraits of Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach', pp. 36-46
, 'Setting the Scene. Returning Art to Life', pp. 47-76
, 'Pinning Down Reality. Materiality and Representation', pp. 77-105
Eckhart J. Gillen, 'Why not Paint one's own Life? David Hockney and R.B. Kitaj at the Royal College of Art, c.1960', pp. 106-113
Lynda Morris, '"The Impersonal Eye of the Camera"', pp. 114-120
, 'Addressing Popular Culture and Inventing Personal Styles', pp. 121-140
, 'Studio Thinking', pp. 141-167
Colin Wiggins, '"This is the Family from which we Spring". The National Gallery collection and post-war British painting', pp. 168-173
Catherine Lampert, 'Painting from Life. "A long affair with objects, images, appearances, sensations... the passions"', pp. 174-188
, 'Finding a Likeness that is Truthful', pp. 189-218
, 'Elegies and Enlightenment', pp. 219-241
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